STAFF SERVICE WAS THAT OF WHICH A BRITISH ARISTOCRAT MIGHT APPROVE; FOOD WAS MOST SATISFACTORY, &... See full review
Oct 11, 2013
We stayed in the Lady Mary Suite and it was fantastic. The room was lovely and clean. It was a very... See full review
Jun 25, 2010
Middlethorpe Hall is a William and Mary country house, built in 1699 of mellow red brick with limestone dressings, for Thomas Barlow, a master cutler from Sheffield. It was bought in the 1980s and reopened as a luxury Hotel, Restaurant and Spa in 1984, rescued from decay, caringly and lovingly restored by Historic House Hotels. In September 2008, Middle Thorpe Hall and the other two Historic House Hotels became the inalienable property of the National Trust by donation, with all profits benefiting the houses and the charity. There are ten elegant guestrooms and suites to be found in the main Hall, with further delightful guestrooms in the restored 18th Century Courtyard and cottage. Guestrooms are all en suite and furnished in a country house style, with antiques and fine prints. Middle Thorpe Spa is housed in a Grade II listed cottage, which has been carefully restored and modified to house a large indoor swimming pool, spa bath, steam room and sauna, gymnasium and three beauty treatment rooms.Middle Thorpe Hall is well known for its comfortable, luxurious atmosphere, as well as its beautifully restored walled gardens with 18th Century Dovecote, lavender walk, rolling lawns with ha-ha and parkland landscape.
Leeds/Bradford International Airport.
Middle Thorpe Hall, overlooking York racecourse, is an obvious choice for the racegoer, and is only a mile and a half from York railway station and the city. York is one of Britain's most historic cities, and is still surrounded by its medieval city walls.
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Situated in the 18th century courtyard, these traditionally decorated rooms overlook the gardens or the courtyard itself.
SUPERIOR - ROOM
Situated in the 18th century courtyard, all rooms are individually decorated.
DELUXE - ROOM
Situated in the main house, these bedrooms are characterized by very high ceilings and large windows overlooking the south lawn or the beech avenue.
Fitness center or spa
Nearby points of interest
York Station: 1.9 mi
The panelled dining rooms overlooking the gardens and the imaginative food, follows the hotel's theme of traditional excellence. They have been much praised in all the guidebooks, and awarded two Rosettes by the Automobile Association. The Dining Rooms also feature a well-chosen wine list reflecting quality and variety.
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Really nice feel-good factor here! Lovely guest lounge, silver-platter service of drinks. We didn't eat dinner there but the menu looked amazing (though pricy). Breakfast was delightful - basic continental included in our price = drinks, cereal,
toast, pastries, fruit... in other words, plenty - and cooked breakfast a reasonably priced extra. Service was brisk, friendly and nothing-too-much-trouble.
Rooms are historic so you have to overlook some untidy bits of decorating, they have done a very good job of bringing modern expectations into an old building. BUT our bed was rock hard!
We stayed in the Lady Mary Suite and it was fantastic. The room was lovely and clean. It was a very relaxing weekend. Stayed for diiner that night and the food is excellent and would recommend this hotel if you are looking for something special.
Would definately stay again.